FreeBSD droplet ssh - only worked when id_rsa had 644 permission
Had lots of troubles ssh'ing into my new FreeBSD droplet until I set the id_rsa permissions to 644. 600 did not work and it gave the following error:
debug1: key_load_private_type: Permission denied
Is 644 permission for the ssh private key OK? Should I be worried?
Permissions for ~/.ssh:
mike@mike-laptop:~$ stat -c "%a" .ssh 700
Permissions for ~/.ssh/ialavtsdb1 (folder which has FreeBSD droplet keys):
mike@mike-laptop:~/.ssh$ stat -c "%a" ialavtsdb1 755